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How Google slurps in Street View data -- not just from streets

At its Google I/O conference, the company showed off the equipment it uses to gather its 360-degree panoramic imagery of the world.

By May. 16, 2013


Extension slurps Facebook contacts into Google+

A Chrome extension lets people extract information their Facebook contacts have shared with them then import it into Google+. But does it break Facebook's rules?

By Jul. 4, 2011


SodaHead.com slurps up $8.4 million

Polling start-up, founded by a former MySpace veteran, says great ad revenues are on the horizon because it can easily target users' preferences.

By Jun. 25, 2008


Street View sends you on a virtual vacation

Google's march on Maps continues as it adds 1,001 indoor and outdoor places from around the world to Street View.

By Jun. 13, 2013


HTC One Mini coming to EE and Phones 4U 'later this year'

The One Mini will be available in the UK "later this year" according to high-street phone-floggers Phones 4U and EE.

By Jul. 18, 2013


Get rid of your ex on Valentine's, from Facebook at least

An app called KillSwitch faithfully promises to remove all traces of your exes from your Facebook timeline. Yes, it's as if you never knew them.

By Feb. 14, 2013


IBM microfluidics tech designed to improve cancer diagnosis

A technique to pump tiny amounts of marker fluids onto a test sample could enable many more tests during a biopsy and therefore a better understanding of a person's cancer.

By Oct. 22, 2013


Photo organizer startup Everpix expands to Windows

The startup, which boils down customer photos into a highlight reel of notable moments, has expanded beyond the Mac/iOS realm. An Android version is also in the works.

By Dec. 18, 2012


First Google+ spam emerges, leading victims to Viagra vendor

New social network Google+ is already the subject of a spam campaign that leads unwitting recipients to an online vendor of Viagra.

By Jul. 4, 2011


Get a Kodak Pulse Wi-Fi digital photo frame with extras for $69

It's a refurb, but it's also the coolest photo frame ever. Know why? It has its own e-mail address! Plus, you get an 8GB SD card and 50 free prints.

By Jan. 18, 2012